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Mar
2001

Q&A: What should I do if the orthodontists refuses to put in braces unless a orthognathics, jaw surgery or partial glossectomy is done?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com The orthodontist refuses to continue with braces until my daughter has either orthognatic (sp?) surgery on her upper jaw or a partial glossectomy to reduce her tongue size. The surgeon insists on the ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Is it normal for the teeth next to where my wisdom teeth were extracted to hurt when touched?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com THREE WEEKS AGO, I HAD ALL FOUR OF MY WISDOM TEETH EXTRACTED. THEY WERE ALL PULLED, NO STITCHES. MY QUESTION IS THIS: IS IT NORMAL FOR THE TEETH THAT ARE LOCATED BESIDE THE PLACE WHERE THE WISDOM TEETH ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2001

Q&A: What should I do if I have had a migraine headache and sore templates since having three back teeth pulled?

Sameer Puri, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had two back teeth pulled about 5 weeks ago. I went back and had one tooth pulled on the opposite side, one week ago. My temple was sore and I kept a headache after the first two were pulled. Since ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2001

Q&A: What are the likely side effects from jaw surgery to correct an over bite?

I am going to be getting a surgery on my jaw within the next 2 years. This surgery is to correct my over-bite, as my braces cannot. I was wondering what are the most common, and the possible but not so ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2000

Q&A: What are the sedation options if I potential need surgery on my teeth (#1, 16, 17 and 32)?

I have some problems with my #1,#16,#17,#32 teeth and my dentist recomends a surgery. H wants to use IV anesthesia. I would like to know if are any risks or are there options for a diferent kind sedative? View full question & answer >>
Dec
2000

Q&A: Can lower jaw surgery fix a receded chin, help my snoring and are there risks and will I need orthodontics?

Doctor, I am a 35yr old male with a severly receeding chin/lower jaw. This not only looks terrible, but I'm told it probably causes my severe snoring. Can this be corrected by surgery, is it safe ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2000

Q&A: When can I expect the numbness in my chin and lower lip to go away, resulting from a broken jaw two weeks ago?

I broke my jaw and suffered damage to the nerve running across the front of my jaw leaving my chin and bottom lip numb. what are the chances that the feeling will return to my chin and how long will it ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2000

Q&A: What should I do if my left and right cuspids are out of place and the roots of my teeth protrude?

If I may ask for your attention and time, I would appreciate it. Please respond to my question. Thank you. The UPPER RIGHT CUSPID & UPPER LIFT CUSPID are out of place. The root of the teeth protrudes ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2000

Q&A: What is the procedure to correct a severe overbite?

I have such a bad bite that the top of my bottom teeth are touching the back of my top teeth at the gum line when I close my mouth. This significantly impairs my breathing, especially at night. I want ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2000

Q&A: Is it possible to get Osseous surgery, without doing bone grafts, to repair advanced periodontal disease with pockets?

I have been diagnosed with advanced periodontal disease on 4 of my teath all with 7+ mm pockets. My periodontist recomends that I have Osseous Surgery as well as Bone Grafts and says that one procedure ... View full question & answer >>